At least 4 vehicles involved in a serious accident in Batavia; Portion of Kirk Road closed – NBC Chicago


Part of Kirk Road in the suburb of Batavia was closed to traffic on Monday afternoon as police worked at the scene of a serious collision involving at least four vehicles, video from the scene showed.

According to a tweet from the Batavia Police Department, the northbound lanes of Kirk Road were closed between East Wilson Street and Butterfield Road around 2:25 p.m.

Sky 5 video showed at least four vehicles that appeared to have been damaged, including a car that had been flipped onto its roof.

The DuPage County Coroner’s Office told NBC 5 it was called to the scene, but did not immediately confirm whether any deaths were reported.

Drivers were told to avoid the area as the closure remained in effect and authorities continued to investigate.

Police had yet to release additional information about the crash as of Monday afternoon, including the severity of the victims’ injuries and whether a cause had been determined.

Check back for updates on this developing story.



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